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Grande Prairie County No.1, Alberta

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The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta, Canada in Census Division No. 19.

It is bounded on the south by the Wapiti River, on the east by the Smoky River and on the west by the province of British Columbia.

In the 2011 Census, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had a population of 20,347 living in 7,195 of its 7,620 total dwellings, a 13.5% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 17,929. With a land area of 5,862.74 km2 (2,263.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.47056/km2 (8.98871/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had a population of 17,970 living in 6,460 dwellings, a 14.9% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of 5,883.92 km2 (2,271.79 sq mi) and a population density of 3.1 /km2 (8.0 /sq mi).[3]

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 also conducted its own municipal census in 2006, which resulted in a population of 17,989.[4]

According to the Canada 2001 Census, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 had:

  • a population of 15,638 living in 5,597 dwellings, a 15.5% increase from 1996;
  • a land area of 5,570.02 km²; and
  • a population density of 2.8 (persons per km²).[5]

Communities and localities

The following communities are located within the County of Grande Prairie No. 1:[6][7]

Cities
Towns
Villages
Summer villages
  • none
Hamlets

The following Indian reserves are located within the County of Grande Prairie No. 1:

Indian reserves

The following localities are located within the County of Grande Prairie No. 1:[8]

Localities
Localities continued
  • Hockey Estates
  • Homestead
  • J D Barr Subdivision
  • J.D. Renton Subdivision
  • J.D. Willis Subdivision
  • Kleskun Hill
  • Lake Saskatoon
  • Lakeview Estates
  • Leighmore
  • Lymburn
  • Lynburn
  • Mansfield Subdivision
  • Maple Grove
  • Morgan's Mountain Subdivision
  • Mount Valley
  • Mountainside Acres
  • Mountainside Estates
  • Niobe
  • Nordhagen Subdivision
  • Pine Valley Estates
  • Pine Valley Subdivision
  • Pipestone Creek
  • Poplar Hill
  • Research Station
  • Richmond Hill Estates
Localities continued

See also

References

Note^ The County of Grande Prairie lists Beaupre as Reeve,[9] however she is registered with Alberta Municipal Affairs as a mayor.[1]

  1. ^ a b "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 12, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
  3. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "County of Grande Prairie No. 1 - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11.
  4. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12.
  5. ^ County of Grande Prairie Community Profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  6. ^ "Grande Prairie, City (Census Subdivision), Alberta". Statistics Canada. 2012-06-20. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  7. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  8. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4819006 - Grande Prairie County No. 1, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  9. ^ "Council 2010-2013". County of Grande Prairie No. 1. Retrieved May 25, 2012.


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